Education

Local Schools Honored for Music Education

Several schools are listed as "Best Communities for Music Education" for their commitment to and support of music education in schools.

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Songs of Freedom on WXXI-TV

Fri, 05/07/2010 - 5:30pm

The story of a young girl and her family trying to escape slavery through the Underground Railroad.

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Naturally Obsessed: The Making of a Scientist

Thu, 09/12/2013 - 9:00pm

A penetrating view of what it takes to become a scientist.

Frontline “College, Inc.” on WXXI-TV

Tue, 03/01/2011 - 9:00pm

FRONTLINE investigates how a new breed of for-profit universities are transforming the way we think about college in America.

Raising 100,000 Voices Free Public Screening at the Dryden Theatre

Sun, 05/02/2010 - 2:30pm

Please join us for a special screening more than 30 mini-documentaries produced by local teens who share, through film, the issues they face as emerging adults.

Diane Ravitch on Mayoral Control

Urban education expert Diane Ravitch explains her conclusions about the relationship between school governance and student achievement.

Learning Business on Spring Break

The Biz Kid$ program teaches students financial literacy and entrepreneurial skills with hands on training.

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Money to Encourage Girls' Interest in Science & Technology

A $300,000 donation will fund efforts to spark continued interest in math & engineering careers among girls & young women.

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When Families Grieve on WXXI-TV

Wed, 04/14/2010 - 8:00pm

Katie Couric and the Sesame Street Muppets help families cope with death, presenting strategies that are child-appropriate and useful for the whole family.

Among the Righteous: Lost Stories from the Holocaust in Arab Lands

Mon, 04/12/2010 - 10:00pm

This new documentary chronicles one man’s post-9/11 quest to challenge the deep problem of Holocaust denial in the Arab world.

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